Peter Barker is a Perth based artist who studied the techniques of classical realism in Florence (Italy). He continued his studies as an assistant to the master Norwegian figurative painter Odd Nerdrum. Peter combines these acquired techniques with his own unique vision specialising in Portraits, Still lifes and landscapes.

Peter Barker’s work can be found in the Kerry Stokes collection as well as many private collections around the world. He has exhibited extensively and been a finalist in numerous prestigious awards such as the Perth Black Swan, Mandorla and A.M.E. Bale travelling scholarship.

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New Paintings


I have been working on a series of new portraits of children with a bit of a beach theme. They are a little bit lighter in subject and gives me a chance to... READ MORE

Bon Voyage Christmas Cruise


A merry Christmas and happy new year to everybody. Another year has slipped away so a big thank you for every ones support through out the year. Especially to the Perth Art Academy... READ MORE

New website, New blog!


My new website is now live, an archive of my old BLOG is still available here The gallery is now functional for mobile devices & you can browse through a whole heap of... READ MORE